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New York Times, Tuesday, June 19, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
David Steinberg notes:

In original, second line of 44-Across quote was on a second line; added slash to indicate that.

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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 730
Across
1. E. C. A. administrator. : FOSTER
7. Red Black Sea port. : ODESSA
13. President of Cuba, 1925–33. : MACHADO
14. Premier of Iraq. : SUWAIDI
16. Wakes. : AROUSES
17. Extravagant person. : SPENDER
18. Small bits of thread. : LINTS
19. N. Y. State canal. : ERIE
21. Big top. : TENT
22. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
23. Portico. : STOA
24. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
25. Sea, an arm of the Arctic Ocean. : KARA
27. Unaccented word. : ATONIC
29. Three strikes. : OUT
31. Storms. : RAGES
33. Small wheel on a TV chair. : CASTER
35. Mississippi Senator. : STENNIS
38. Menders of metal household utensils. : TINKERS
39. Buckingham ___. : PALACE
40. Greek island in the Mediterranean. : CRETE
41. ___ American. : ALL
42. Ecclesiastical vestments. : ORALES
44. "'Twas brillig and the slithy toves/Did gyre and gimble in the ___." : WABE
48. Small-minded. : MEAN
50. Puff of an engine. : PANT
51. Radio quip. : GAG
52. One way to close a door. : BANG
53. Force. : DINT
54. Miraculous food. : MANNA
56. Leader of the House of Lords. : ADDISON
58. Where Margaret Truman traveled. : IRELAND
60. Eternal. : AGELONG
61. Expresses in symbols. : NOTATES
62. Builds. : ERECTS
63. Foreshadowed. : OMENED
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1. Breakfast cereal. : FARINA
2. New head of Senate crime investigation. : OCONOR
3. ___ out. : SHUT
4. Russian news agency. : TASS
5. British Home Secretary. : EDE
6. Circular architectural ornaments. : ROSETTES
7. Legendary Gaelic bard and warrior. : OSSIAN
8. Deceive. : DUPE
9. Sheep. : EWE
10. Friend of good children. : SANTA
11. Marginal reference. : SIDENOTE
12. German Chancellor. : ADENAUER
13. Jacob ___, Russia's U. N. man. : MALIK
15. New York subway. : IRT
20. Kangaroos: Colloq. : ROOS
23. Having more of a certain spice. : SAGIER
24. Inadequate. : SCANT
26. Wild buffalo. : ARNA
28. Coldest. : ICIEST
30. Musical vibrations: Abbr. : TRS
32. Town in Canal Zone, suburb of Panama. : ANCON
34. Turn aside. : SKEW
35. Saratoga. : SPA
36. Governor of Georgia. : TALMADGE
37. Louisiana Senator. : ELLENDER
38. Italian region, formerly Austria's. : TRENTINO
40. The MacGregors, for instance. : CLAN
43. Imitations. : APINGS
45. Relative on the father's side. : AGNATE
46. Forbidden. : BANNED
47. Minced oaths. : EGADS
49. Spry. : AGILE
52. Last word of "The Whiffenpoof Song." : BAA
53. "But ___ go near the water." : DONT
54. Apportion. : METE
55. Ambassador Kirk. : ALAN
57. An association: Abbr. : SOC
59. Gypsy husband. : ROM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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